At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.
Master's level position in the Therapeutic Foster Care program trains, recruits, and approves foster/ adoptive parents. The program provides care management services to children ages 6-17 who require out of home care and are capable of living in a family setting. They are children who have some combination of psychiatric, behavioral, and emotional disorders. Provides care management services to TFC homes in order to prevent the disruption of TFC children.
Clinician -MST/PSB- Sign on Bonus
Master's level clinician to provide in home intersive community based services to families of youth with problem sexual behavior difficulties utlizing MST-PSB model. Must be licensed and willing to work flexible hours. Bilingual preferred.
Mental Health Worker
BA or Associates Degree. Provides support for youth in one of our 24/7 residences. Previous experience working with youth in a clinical setting preferred. Various Shifts Available. Must be able to work in inclement weather and be mandated to stay if necessary
Mentor- Per Diem/Part Time
Associates Level. The Youth Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations.
The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.
Milieu Nurse-Part Time HAMILTON
The Nurse provides and oversees health care needs for children in the HAMILTON Program. Completes nursing assessments on all new admissions and provides healthcare programming on the unit including healthcare groups. Oversees the administration of all medications.
Milieu Nurse-per Diem
RN to provide services to our Kids Inn and Safe Haven program. Must be a Registered Nurse for State of CT who graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Prior psychiatric nursing experience working in a group living program, serving children is preferred.
Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.
Special Education Teacher-Sign on Bonus
Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred.
Masters Level, Licensed Clinician to provide clinical services to individuals and families. Emphasis is on providing treatment for problem sexual behavior youth whether on-site in Bridgeport or at an alternative facility such as CJTS. Also provides evidence based treatments such as CF-TSI or TF-CBT for trauma victims and may work off-site with other programs to provide comprehensive metal health services to their clients.
The Youth Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations.